Senior Programs

Shaker Recreation is making weekly check in calls to seniors during the ongoing pandemic to help them stay connected and to ensure that their needs are being met. If you have an older neighbor, friend, or loved one living in Shaker that may need help during the upcoming months, please refer them for our weekly check in calls. You can sign someone up for our call list by sending their name and phone number to It is helpful for the senior to be aware of your referral so they are not caught off guard by our calls. 

The Recreation Department offers a variety of classes, including fitness, foreign language, and more. The Department also holds luncheon and other social events for adults ages 50 and up. At this time, senior programming options are limited due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit our registration page for more details about our current offerings.

  1. Social Programs
  2. Enrichment Programs
  3. Health & Wellness

Brown Bag Bingo - The Recreation Department will host a rousing round of bingo complete with prizes. Participants will need to bring a packed lunch; however coffee and dessert will be provided. There is no charge to participate.

Coffee, Cookies & Conversation - All are welcome to attend this monthly session featuring informative speakers and occasional entertainment. Coffee, tea, and a sweet treat are served. There is no charge to participate.

Wednesday Movies - Pack a lunch and enjoy a classic or a newer release with friends. Coffee and dessert will be provided. Popcorn will be for sale. There is no charge to participate.

Open Bridge - Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a timeless game. Sessions are ongoing and meet weekly. Reservations are not required. $1 donation is suggested.

View our current catalog or register now.

The City of Shaker Heights is also pleased to offer services for seniors, including transportation services and a Licensed Independent Social Worker